The 2015 BMW Z4 roadster with a retractable hardtop. There are three versions that correspond to engine choice: sDrive28i, sDrive35i and sDrive35is. The 2015 BMW Z4 28i comes standard with four-cylinder engine, 17-inch wheels, automatic headlights, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights, automatic wipers, heated mirrors, key-less ignition and entry, cruise control, the dual zone automatic climate control, eight power seats with driver memory functions, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel wrapped in leather, leatherette vinyl upholstery high quality, auto-dimming mirrors, BMW Assist basic services, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a sound system that includes CD player, HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack and USB / iPod audio.
In addition to its more powerful 6-cylinder engine, 35i gets 18-inch wheels, sport seats and leather-sun reflective. If you are not interested in the bigger engine, these items are also available at the 2015 BMW Z4 28i. The 2015 BMW Z4 is adds an even more powerful engine, unique style guide, a lowered suspension with adaptive dampers, upgraded audio system, upgraded interior trim and a sports steering wheel.
There are several packages available options for three trim levels. Cold Weather Package adds the heated front seats, heated steering wheel and seats retractable headlight washers. The M Sport package is standard on 35is save for 19-inch wheels and a higher speed limits, but the other models that adds adaptive suspension, aerodynamic kit, sport steering wheel and special interior equipment 35i . The Technology package features include navigation system, 12 GB of music storage, voice controls, enhanced BMW Assist and integration of smartphone apps. Packages color themes are also available that leather seats, sports seats power a suede headliner simulated and various interior accents.
Available for the 2015 BMW Z4 28i is a Sport Package. Both 28i and 35i can have a Premium Sound Package, which includes audio system 35is improved along with satellite radio. Stand-alone options include different wheels, front and the rear parking sensors, automatic high beams, the heated steering wheel, the heated seats and satellite radio.
2015 BMW Z4 Interior
Inside the 2015 BMW Z4, you with a smooth board, sharp and consistent high quality materials analog gauges. It is an undeniable atmosphere of luxury. For a more personalized touch, there are several color schemes Two tone jazz things up a bit. Among other details, such as the air vents at the high knee and a small cargo shelf behind the seats. Despite its modest size, the 2015 BMW Z4 is one of the most practical roadsters on the market. Legroom is usually scarce in cars of this type well, but the 2015 BMW Z4 is easily adapted to people with longer inseams. Visibility is excellent even with top up, thanks to the large rear quarter windows that eliminate blind spots typical in most roadsters.
With the roof up, the boot offers a generous 8 cubic feet of space. You’ll lose a little space when the hardtop two-piece low, but a lot remains, which is more than can be said for other hardtop convertibles. There is also a link available step that can accommodate long objects.
2015 BMW Z4 Engine
The 2015 BMW Z4 sDrive28i has a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder making 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and you can get a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic, no additional cost. Manual cars equipped with a function of stop-start that shuts off the engine when the car stops to improve efficiency. In performance testing, the manual-equipped Z4 28i went from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds, similar to what runs the V6 Mercedes SLK350. Fuel economy is EPA-estimated 26 mpg combined (22 city / 34 highway) with manual, with a fall of 1 mpg in highway mileage for the automatic.
The 2015 BMW Z4 sDrive35i gets a 3.0-liter turbo six-cylinder that produces 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. It is paired exclusively with an automatic seven-speed manual transmission (known as DCT). BMW Z4 estimated to hit 60 mph in 5.0 seconds. EPA estimated mileage is 20 mpg combined (17 city / 24 highway). The 2015 BMW Z4 sDrive35is gets a more powerful version of the 3.0-liter turbo-6 good for 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. The DCT is the only transmission available. In tests, the 35is went from zero to 60 in 5 seconds. Fuel economy are similar to those of the 35i to 20 combined mpg (17 city / 24 highway).
2015 BMW Z4 Safety
Every 2015 BMW Z4 comes standard with anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control and side airbags. Antilock brakes integrate several features designed to improve braking performance – brake discs dry cleaned periodically when the windshield wipers are in use, while another snugs brake pads against the rotors if the driver lifts off the throttle abruptly. The BMW Assist eCall system is also standard and includes a button for emergency assistance and automatic crash notification. This system can be upgraded to include the BMW Assist remote services with features like stolen vehicle recovery, remote door opening. In brake testing, the 28i came to a stop from 60 mph in 103 feet prominently. The other two models are essentially identical.